Tag Archives: 2018 election

Above the Law?

Alan Zendell, June 4, 2018 Three years after he resigned the presidency, Richard Nixon sat for four televised interviews with noted journalist David Frost. At one point, Frost asked Nixon, “Would you say that there are certain situations…where the president can decide … Continue reading

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Guns And Nukes

Alan Zendell, March 12, 2018 I learned important lessons about guns and nuclear weapons when I was growing up. Living across the street from a Brooklyn firehouse as a child, I was frequently awakened in the middle of the night … Continue reading

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Train Wrecks

Alan Zendell, December 18, 2017\ Today’s unfortunate, tragic train accident between Tacoma and Olympia, Washington elicited a couple of perplexing reactions from President Trump. As emergency crews were desperately trying to stabilize train cars hanging over interstate 5 so they … Continue reading

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Thank You For Proving My Point, Mr. President

Alan Zendell, December 12, 2017 Thank you, Mr. President for moving so expeditiously to prove my point. Referring to the president, I concluded yesterday’s article, Teflon Trump, with the words: “I think he’s insane and his functionality is hanging by … Continue reading

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Our Collective National Nightmare

Alan Zendell, October 13, 2017 Whether we observe it in our children, friends, peers, or relatives, I can’t think of a more annoying and disagreeable trait than spite and its toxic cousin, vindictiveness. They generally result in nothing positive and … Continue reading

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Monday Review: Gerrymandering, Russia, and Health Care

Alan Zendell, June 19, 2017 Gerrymandering Two weeks ago, I wrote that the Supreme Court would be addressing gerrymandering in its current session https://wordpress.com/post/americathebeautiful.blog/801. They are now poised to take up a Wisconsin case in which the lines drawn by … Continue reading

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Health Care, Round 2

Alan Zendell, April 19, 2017 Yesterday, I had a surgical procedure done at my excellent county hospital. It involved four appointments with three doctors and a half day in the outpatient surgery wing of the hospital. Since I have outstanding … Continue reading

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